Three members of the King’s College Athletic Training Education Program Department will host and present the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Approved Spring Regional Concussion Course from 2 -4 p.m. Sunday, February, 17, in the Burke Auditorium of the William McGowan School of Business, N. River and West Union streets, Wilkes-Barre.
Eight King’s College students, under the direction of history department faculty members Daniel Clasby and Thomas Mackaman, have conducted extensive research on the 1919 Baltimore Mine Tunnel Disaster in Wilkes-Barre.
The research effort was undertaken in response to a request to King’s from the Wilkes-Barre Mayor’s office for assistance. The Mayor’s office was contacted by Katie Laverly, a local resident whose two uncles were among the 92 miners killed in the incident.
Anabaptist scholar Dr. Donald Kraybill of Elizabethtown University will discuss “What’s Amish about Amish Business? Ethics, Economics, and Entrepreneurship,” during a free public lecture at King’s College at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Feb. 6.
Forty-seven King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the congregation of Holy Cross.
Ten King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester.
Sarah Costa, Shannon Rowan, and Vanessa Wagner will study at University College Dublin in Ireland. A junior majoring in marketing, Costa will study at Quinn School of Business. Rowan is a junior majoring in English and Wagner is a sophomore majoring in physician assistant studies.
The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for creative writers. The events include open readings to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
King’s College will host a panel discussion on the “Kids for Cash” scandal and aftermath during a free public forum at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the same time on Jan. 23.
Father John Ryan, C.S.C., left, president of King’s College, presents a check for $2,700 to Mike Cianciotta, right, manager of the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre. The donated funds are proceeds from the College’s involvement in Empty Bowls, a collaborative fundraising project that also involved Wilkes University, Luzerne County Community College, and Misericordia University.
The Reginas of King’s College, a group consisting of mothers of past and current King’s College students, recently presented a check to the College to be applied to a scholarship named in honor of a deceased Congregation of Holy Cross priest who previously served as their moderator.
The Reginas organization was founded in 1948, two years after the College opened. Named in honor of Mary, Queen of Mothers, the group holds monthly meetings during the academic year.